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sometimes highbrow, sometimes lowbrow, never middlebrow
spiritual travel guides:
walter benjamin's "the flaneur"
wg sebald ~ rings of saturn,
a little bit of thoreau at walden
i really like language
i am a pretty irreverent guy but not in that judgmental way that is so common these days--i try to be observant of the primacy of individual experience and respect it as such, and hope that others afford me the same respect. socratic not polemic
i think i am a very patient and considerate listener (when i am feeling so inclined)
i have an adventurous side that does not often come out; i'm a little envious of those that can be so effortlessly cavalier about risk, but i try to push myself.
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i write and am usually engaged in some sort of visual art, if only in a small way
i like most quote unquote outdoor activities
lots of academic subjects most philosophy oriented: Critical Theory (esp. media theory, narrative/text/hermeneutics, internet/technology/communication, aesthetics) metaphysics, phenomenology, theory of language, etc
also computer science, music, and WRITING
vegetarian of ~10 years sort of always lamenting not committing to veganism given my basically untenable ethical stance but uggghh it's so hard
and lately fashion even??? who'd have guessed
Music, Movies, and Books
music -- a lot http://www.last.fm/user/veggienewt
start -- a lot
finish -- not a lot
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
slept out in -15 F in 3 feet of snow in the utah high desert
Teach, Learn, Share
how to make fire the reeaaallly old fashioned way
docent of the world wide web
teach me how to feign an expertise of fine wine/cheese